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Current Transducer CASR series

IPN = 6, 15, 25, 50 A

Ref: CASR 6-NP, CASR 15-NP, CASR 25-NP, CASR 50-NP


For the electronic measurement of current: DC, AC, pulsed..., with galvanic isolation
between the primary and the secondary circuit.

Features

Applications

Closed loop (compensated) multi-range

AC variable speed and servo motor drives

current transducer

Static converters for DC motor drives

Voltage output

Battery supplied applications

Single supply

Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)

Isolated plastic case material recognized

Switched Mode Power Supplies (SMPS)

according to UL 94-V0

Power supplies for welding applications

Compact design for PCB mounting.

Solar inverters.

Advantages

Standards

Very low temperature coefficient of offset

EN 50178

Very good dv/dt immunity

UL 508

LTSR compatible footprint

IEC 61010-1 (safety).

Reduced height
Reference pin with two modes: Ref IN and Ref OUT
Extended measuring range for unipolar measurement.

Application Domain
Industrial.

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CASR series

Absolute maximum ratings


Parameter

Symbol

Unit

Value

VC

110

20 x IPN

kV

Supply voltage
Primary conductor temperature
Maximum primary current

IP max

ESD rating, Human Body Model (HBM)

Stresses above these ratings may cause permanent damage. Exposure to absolute maximum ratings for extended periods may
degrade reliability.

Isolation characteristics
Parameter

Symbol

Unit

Value

RMS voltage for AC isolation test 50/60Hz/1 min

Vd

kV

4.1

Impulse withstand voltage 1.2/50 s

Vw

kV

7.5

Partial discharge extinction voltage @ 10 pC (rms)

Ve

1000

Clearance distance (pri. - sec.)

dCI

mm

7.5

Shortest distance through


air

Creepage distance (pri. - sec.)

dCp

mm

7.5

Shortest path along device


body

Creepage distance (pri. .- sec.)

dCp

mm

6.2

When mounted on PCB


with recommended layout

V0 according
to UL 94

CTI

600

Application example

Reinforced isolation, non


300 V CAT III
uniform field according to
PD2
EN 50178, EN 61010

Application example

Simple isolation, non


600 V CAT III
uniform field according to
PD2
EN 50178, EN 61010

According to UL 508:
primary potential involved in Volts RMS AC or DC

Symbol

Unit

Min

Ambient operating temperature

TA

-40

85

Ambient storage temperature

TS

-55

105

Mass

Case material
Comparative tracking index

Comment

For use in a pollution


degree 2 environment

600

Environmental and mechanical characteristics


Parameter

Standards

Typ

Max

Comment

EN 50178, IEC 60950-1, IEC 61010-1, IEC 61326-1, UL 508

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CASR series

Electrical data CASR 6-NP


At TA = 25C, VC = + 5 V, NP = 1 turn, RL = 10 k, internal reference, unless otherwise noted.
Parameter

Max

Comment

Unit

Primary nominal current rms

IPN

Primary current, measuring range

IPM

Number of primary turns

NP

Supply voltage

VC

Current consumption

IC

mA

Reference voltage @ IP = 0 A

VREF

2.495

External reference voltage

VREF

Output voltage

VOUT

0.375

4.625

Output voltage @ IP = 0 A

VOUT

Electrical offset voltage

VOE

mV

-5.3

5.3

100% tested
VOUT - VREF

Electrical offset current referred to


primary

IOE

mA

-51

51

100% tested

Temperature coefficient of VREF

TCVREF

ppm/K

50

Internal reference

Temperature coefficient of VOUT


@ IP = 0 A

TCVOUT

ppm/K

14

ppm/K of 2.5 V
- 40C .. 85C

Theoretical sensitivity

Gth

mV/A

104.2

Sensitivity error

TCG

ppm/K

Linearity error

% of IPN

-0.1

0.1

Magnetic offset current (10 x IPN)


referred to primary

IOM

-0.1

0.1

Output current noise (spectral


density) rms 100 Hz .. 100 kHz
referred to primary

ino

A/Hz

20

Peak-peak output ripple at oscillator


frequency f = 450 kHz (typ.)

mV

40

Reaction time @ 10 % of IPN

tra

Response time @ 90 % of IPN

Temperature coefficient of G

Min

Typ

Symbol

6
-20

20
1,2,3

4.75

5
15 +

IP (mA)
NS
2.5

5.25
20 +

IP (mA)
NS

2.505

NS = 1731 turns
Internal reference

VREF

-0.7

625 mV/ IPN


0.7

100% tested

40

- 40C .. 85C

RL = 1 k
160

RL = 1 k

0.3

RL = 1 k
di/dt = 18 A/s

tr

0.3

RL = 1 k
di/dt = 18 A/s

Frequency bandwidth ( 1 dB)

BW

kHz

200

RL = 1 k

Frequency bandwidth ( 3 dB)

BW

kHz

300

RL = 1 k

Overall accuracy

XG

% of IPN

1.7

Overall accuracy @ TA = 85C

XG

% of IPN

2.2

Accuracy

% of IPN

0.8

Accuracy @ TA = 85C

% of IPN

1.4
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CASR series

Electrical data CASR 15-NP


At TA = 25C, VC = + 5 V, NP = 1 turn, RL = 10 k, internal reference, unless otherwise noted.
Parameter

Max

Comment

Unit

Primary nominal current rms

IPN

Primary current, measuring range

IPM

Number of primary turns

NP

Supply voltage

VC

Current consumption

IC

mA

Reference voltage @ IP = 0 A

VREF

2.495

External reference voltage

VREF

Output voltage

VOUT

0.375

4.625

Output voltage @ IP = 0 A

VOUT

Electrical offset voltage

VOE

mV

-2.21

2.21

100% tested
VOUT - VREF

Electrical offset current referred to


primary

IOE

mA

-53

53

100% tested

Temperature coefficient of VREF

TCVREF

ppm/K

50

Internal reference

Temperature coefficient of VOUT


@ IP = 0 A

TCVOUT

ppm/K

2.3

ppm/K of 2.5 V
- 40C .. 85C

Theoretical sensitivity

Gth

mV/A

41.67

Sensitivity error

TCG

ppm/K

Linearity error

% of IPN

-0.1

0.1

Magnetic offset current (10 x IPN)


referred to primary

IOM

-0.1

0.1

Output current noise (spectral


density) rms 100 Hz .. 100 kHz
referred to primary

ino

A/Hz

20

Peak-peak output ripple at oscillator


frequency f = 450 kHz (typ.)

mV

15

Reaction time @ 10 % of IPN

tra

Response time @ 90 % of IPN

Temperature coefficient of G

Min

Typ

Symbol

15
-51

51
1,2,3

4.75

5
15 +

IP (mA)
NS
2.5

5.25
20 +

IP (mA)
NS

2.505

NS = 1731 turns
Internal reference

VREF

-0.7

625 mV/ IPN


0.7

100% tested

40

- 40C .. 85C

RL = 1 k
60

RL = 1 k

0.3

RL = 1 k
di/dt = 44 A/s

tr

0.3

RL = 1 k
di/dt = 44 A/s

Frequency bandwidth ( 1 dB)

BW

kHz

200

RL = 1 k

Frequency bandwidth ( 3 dB)

BW

kHz

300

RL = 1 k

Overall accuracy

XG

% of IPN

1.2

Overall accuracy @ TA = 85C

XG

% of IPN

1.5

Accuracy

% of IPN

0.8

Accuracy @ TA = 85C

% of IPN

1.2
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CASR series

Electrical data CASR 25-NP


At TA = 25C, VC = + 5 V, NP = 1 turn, RL = 10 k, internal reference, unless otherwise noted.
Parameter

Max

Comment

Unit

Primary nominal current rms

IPN

Primary current, measuring range

IPM

Number of primary turns

NP

Supply voltage

VC

Current consumption

IC

mA

Reference voltage @ IP = 0 A

VREF

2.495

External reference voltage

VREF

Output voltage

VOUT

0.375

4.625

Output voltage @ IP = 0 A

VOUT

Electrical offset voltage

VOE

mV

-1.35

1.35

100% tested
VOUT - VREF

Electrical offset current referred to


primary

IOE

mA

-54

54

100% tested

Temperature coefficient of VREF

TCVREF

ppm/K

50

Internal reference

Temperature coefficient of VOUT


@ IP = 0 A

TCVOUT

ppm/K

1.4

ppm/K of 2.5 V
- 40C .. 85C

Theoretical sensitivity

Gth

mV/A

25

Sensitivity error

TCG

ppm/K

Linearity error

% of IPN

-0.1

0.1

Magnetic offset current (10 x IPN)


referred to primary

IOM

-0.1

0.1

Output current noise (spectral


density) rms 100 Hz .. 100 kHz
referred to primary

ino

A/Hz

20

Peak-peak output ripple at oscillator


frequency f = 450 kHz (typ.)

mV

10

Reaction time @ 10 % of IPN

tra

Response time @ 90 % of IPN

Temperature coefficient of G

Min

Typ

Symbol

25
-85

85
1,2,3

4.75

5
15 +

5.25

IP (mA)
I (mA)
20 + P
NS
NS
2.5

2.505

NS = 1731 turns
Internal reference

VREF

-0.7

625 mV/ IPN


0.7

100% tested

40

- 40C .. 85C

RL = 1 k
40

RL = 1 k

0.3

RL = 1 k
di/dt = 68 A/s

tr

0.3

Frequency bandwidth ( 1 dB)

BW

kHz

200

RL = 1 k

Frequency bandwidth ( 3 dB)

BW

kHz

300

RL = 1 k

Overall accuracy

XG

% of IPN

Overall accuracy @ TA = 85C

XG

% of IPN

1.35

Accuracy

% of IPN

0.8

Accuracy @ TA = 85C

% of IPN

1.15

RL = 1 k
di/dt = 68 A/s

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CASR series

Electrical data CASR 50-NP


At TA = 25C, VC = + 5 V, NP = 1 turn, RL = 10 k, internal reference, unless otherwise noted.
Parameter

Max

Comment

Unit

Primary nominal current rms

IPN

Primary current, measuring range

IPM

Number of primary turns

NP

Supply voltage

VC

Current consumption

IC

mA

Reference voltage @ IP = 0 A

VREF

2.495

External reference voltage

VREF

Output voltage

VOUT

0.375

4.625

Output voltage @ IP = 0 A

VOUT

Electrical offset voltage

VOE

mV

-0.725

0.725

100% tested
VOUT - VREF

Electrical offset current referred to


primary

IOE

mA

-58

58

100% tested

Temperature coefficient of VREF

TCVREF

ppm/K

50

Internal reference

Temperature coefficient of VOUT


@ IP = 0 A

TCVOUT

ppm/K

0.7

ppm/K of 2.5 V
- 40C .. 85C

Theoretical sensitivity

Gth

mV/A

12.5

Sensitivity error

TCG

ppm/K

Linearity error

% of IPN

-0.1

0.1

Magnetic offset current (10 x IPN)


referred to primary

IOM

-0.1

0.1

Output current noise (spectral density)


rms 100 Hz .. 100 kHz referred to
primary

ino

A/Hz

20

Peak-peak output ripple at oscillator


frequency f = 450 kHz (Typ.)

mV

Reaction time @ 10 % of IPN

tra

Response time @ 90 % of IPN

Temperature coefficient of G

Min

Typ

Symbol

50
-150

150
1,2,3

4.75

5
15 +

5.25

IP (mA)
I (mA)
20 + P
NS
NS
2.5

2.505

NS = 966 turns
Internal reference

VREF

-0.7

625 mV/ IPN


0.7

100% tested

40

- 40C .. 85C

RL = 1 k
20

RL = 1 k

0.3

RL = 1 k
di/dt = 100 A/s

tr

0.3

RL = 1 k
di/dt = 100 A/s

Frequency bandwidth ( 1 dB)

BW

kHz

200

RL = 1 k

Frequency bandwidth ( 3 dB)

BW

kHz

300

RL = 1 k

Overall accuracy

XG

% of IPN

0.9

Overall accuracy @ TA = 85C

XG

% of IPN

1.2

Accuracy

% of IPN

0.8

Accuracy @ TA = 85C

% of IPN

1.1
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CASR series

-0.05
-0.1
-6

0
IP (A)

Figure 1: Linearity error

1000
10000 100000 1000000
Frequency (Hz)

Figure 2: Frequency response

3.2

3.2

3.1

3.1

3.0

3.0

2.9

IP = 6 A

2.8

IP (A)

VOUT (V)

7
5

IP (A)

Relative
Sensitivity
Phase
100

2.8

IP

2.7

2.6

VOUT

2.6

2.5

-1

2.4

-1

VOUT

-0.5

0.5

1.5

2.5
2.4
-2

10

t (s)

t (s)

Figure 3: Step response

Figure 4: Step response

10000

Primary Voltage VP (V)

800

1000
100
10

3.6

600

3.4

400

3.2

200
0

-200

VP
VOUT
VREF

-400

3.0

20 kV/s

2.8
2.6

-600
-800

0.1
1.E+1 1.E+2 1.E+3 1.E+4 1.E+5 1.E+6 1.E+7

Frequency (Hz)

Figure 5: Input referred noise

VOUT (V)

2.7

IP

2.9

IP = 6 A

ino (A/Hz )

1
0
-1
-2
-3
-4
-5
-6
-7
-8
-9

IP = 6 A

VOUT (V)

0.05

1
0.8
0.6
0.4
0.2
0
-0.2
-0.4
-0.6
-0.8
-1

Phase ()

0.1
Relative Sensitivity (dB)

Linearity error (% of IPN)

Typical performance characteristics CASR 6-NP

2.4
-1

t (s)

Figure 6: dv/dt

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Relative Sensitivity (dB)

-0.05
-0.1
-15

0
IP (A)

Relative
Sensitivity
Phase
100

15

Figure 7: Linearity error

1
0
-1
-2
-3
-4
-5
-6
-7
-8
-9

IP = 15 A

1000
10000 100000 1000000
Frequency (Hz)

Figure 8: Frequency response

3.2

15

3.1

15

3.1

12.5

3.0

12.5

3.0

10

2.9

10

IP = 15 A

7.5
5
2.5

2.8

IP

2.7

VOUT

2.6

IP (A)

17.5

VOUT (V)

3.2

IP (A)

17.5

7.5
5
2.5

2.8

IP

2.7

VOUT

2.6

2.5

2.5

-2.5

2.4

-2.5

2.4

-0.5

0.5

1.5

-2

t (s)

Figure 9: Step response

10

t (s)

Figure 10: Step response

800

Primary Voltage VP (V)

10000
1000

ino (A/Hz)

2.9

IP = 15 A

100
10

3.6

600

3.4

400

3.2

200
0

3.0

20 kV/s

-200

VP
VOUT
VREF

-400

2.8
2.6

-600
-800

0.1
1.E+1 1.E+2 1.E+3 1.E+4 1.E+5 1.E+6 1.E+7

2.4
-1

Frequency (Hz)

Figure 11: Input referred noise

VOUT (V)

0.05

1
0.8
0.6
0.4
0.2
0
-0.2
-0.4
-0.6
-0.8
-1

VOUT (V)

Linearity error (% of IPN)

0.1

Phase ()

Typical performance characteristics CASR 15-NP

t (s)

Figure 12: dv/dt

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CASR series
Typical performance characteristics CASR 25-NP

Relative Sensitivity (dB)

-0.05
-0.1
-25

25

Relative
Sensitivity
Phase
100

1000
10000 100000 1000000
Frequency (Hz)

IP (A)

Figure 13: Linearity error

Figure 14: Frequency response

3.2

29.2

3.2

25.0

3.1

25.0

3.1

20.8

3.0

20.8

16.7

2.9

3.0

16.7

2.8

12.5

IP

2.7

VOUT

8.3

2.6

IP

2.7

4.2

4.2

VOUT

0.0

2.5

2.6

-4.2

2.4

0.0

0.5

1.5

2.5

-4.2

2.4
-2

t (s)

10

t (s)

Figure 15: Step response

Figure 16: Step response

800

Primary Voltage VP (V)

10000
1000

2.8

8.3

-0.5

ino (A/Hz )

2.9

IP = 25 A

IP (A)

IP (A)

IP = 25 A

12.5

VOUT (V)

29.2

100
10

3.6

600

3.4

400

3.2

200
0

3.0

20 kV/s

-200

VP
VOUT
VREF

-400

2.8
2.6

-600
-800

0.1
1.E+1 1.E+2 1.E+3 1.E+4 1.E+5 1.E+6 1.E+7

Frequency (Hz)
Figure 17: Input referred noise

VOUT (V)

VOUT (V)

Linearity error (% of IPN)

0.05

1
0
-1
-2
-3
-4
-5
-6
-7
-8
-9

IP = 25 A

Phase ()

1
0.8
0.6
0.4
0.2
0
-0.2
-0.4
-0.6
-0.8
-1

0.1

2.4
-1

Figure 18: dv/dt

t (s)

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Typical performance characteristics CASR 50-NP

Relative Sensitivity (dB)

0
-0.05
-0.1
-50

Relative
Sensitivity
Phase
100

50

1000
10000 100000 1000000
Frequency (Hz)

IP (A)

Figure 19: Linearity error

Figure 20: Frequency response

3.2

58.3

3.2

50.0

3.1

50.0

3.1

41.7

3.0

41.7

3.0

2.9

33.3

25.0
16.7
8.3

2.8
2.6

8.3

2.5

0.0

2.4

-8.3

-8.3
-0.5

0.5

16.7

2.7

VOUT

0.0
1.5

IP = 50 A

25.0

IP

10000

800

Primary Voltage VP (V)

Figure 22: Step response

ino (A/Hz)

10

2.6

10

3.6

600

3.4

400

3.2

200
0

3.0

20 kV/s

-200

VP
VOUT
VREF

-400

2.7

VOUT

t (s)

Figure 21: Step response

100

IP

2.4
0

t (s)

1000

2.8

2.5
-2

2.9

VOUT (V)

IP (A)

IP = 50 A

IP (A)

33.3

VOUT (V)

58.3

2.8
2.6

-600
-800

0.1
1.E+1 1.E+2 1.E+3 1.E+4 1.E+5 1.E+6 1.E+7

2.4
-1

t (s)

Frequency (Hz)

Figure 23: Input referred noise

VOUT (V)

Linearity error (% of IPN)

0.05

1
0
-1
-2
-3
-4
-5
-6
-7
-8
-9

IP = 50 A

Phase ()

1
0.8
0.6
0.4
0.2
0
-0.2
-0.4
-0.6
-0.8
-1

0.1

Figure 24: dv/dt

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Maximum continuous DC primary current


40
35

90
80

CASR 6-NP

25

IP (A)

IP (A)

30
20
15
10

CASR 15-NP

70
60
50
40
30
20

10
0

0
0

20

40

60

80

100

120

20

40

100

120

Figure 26: IP vs TA for CASR 15-NP

90

160

80
70

140

CASR 50-NP

120

CASR 25-NP

IP (A)

IP (A)

80

TA (C)

TA (C)

Figure 25: IP vs TA for CASR 6-NP

60
50
40
30

60

100
80
60
40

20
10
0

20
0
0

20

40

60

80

100

120

20

40

TA (C)

60

80

100

120

TA (C)

Figure 27: IP vs TA for CASR 25-NP

Figure 28: IP vs TA for CASR 50-NP

The maximum continuous DC primary current plot shows the boundary of the area for which all the following conditions are
true:
-- IP < IPM
-- Junction temperature Tj < 125 C
-- Primary conductor temperature < 110 C
-- Resistor power dissipation < 0.5 x rated power

Frequency derating

AC Derating

max RMS AC current /


max DC current

1.25
1
0.75
0.5
0.25
0
10

100

1k

10k

100k

1M

f (Hz)

Figure 29: Maximum RMS AC primary current / maximum DC primary current vs frequency
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CASR series
Performance parameters definition

Ampere-turns and amperes

Sensitivity and linearity

The transducer is sensitive to the primary current linkage


QP (also called ampere-turns).

To measure sensitivity and linearity, the primary current (DC)


is cycled from 0 to IP, then to -IP and back to 0 (equally spaced
IP/10 steps).
The sensitivity G is defined as the slope of the linear regression line for a cycle between IPN.

QP=NPIP(At)

Where NPIP the number of primary turn (1, 2 or 3



depending on the connection of the primary

jumpers)
Caution: As most applications will use the transducer with only
one single primary turn (NP = 1), much of this datasheet is
written in terms of primary current instead of current linkages.
However, the ampere-turns (A-t) unit is used to emphasis that
current linkages are intended and applicable.

Transducer simplified model


The static model of the transducer at temperature TA is:
VOUT = G QP + error

The linearity error L is the maximum positive or negative


difference between the measured points and the linear
regression line, expressed in % of IPN.

Magnetic offset
The magnetic offset current IOM is the consequence of a current on the primary side (memory effect of the transducers
ferro-magnetic parts). It is included in the linearity figure but
can be measured individually.
It is measured using the following primary current cycle.
IOM depends on the current value IP1.

In which error =

VOE + VOT (TA) + G QPG + L(QPmax)QPmaxG + TCG(TA-25)QPG

With:
QP = NPIP

QPmax

VOUT
TA
VOE
VOT(TA)

G

G

L (QPmax)

:the input ampere-turns (At)


Please read above warning.
:the maxi input ampere-turns that have
been applied to the transducer (At)
:the secondary voltage (V)
:the ambient temperature (C)
:the electrical offset voltage (V)
:the temperature variation of VO at
temperature TA (V)
:the sensitivity of the transducer (V/At)
:the sensitivity error
:the linearity error for QPmax

This model is valid for primary ampere-turns QP between


-QPmax and +QPmax only.

OM

V (t ) V (t ) 1

2
Gth
OUT

OUT

IP (DC)
IP1
0A
-IP1

t1

Ip(3)

t2
Ip(t
3)

Figure 30: Current cycle used to measure magnetic and



electrical offset (transducer supplied)

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Performance parameters definition (continued)

Electrical offset

Overall accuracy

The electrical offset voltage VOE can either be measured when


the ferro-magnetic parts of the transducer are:

The overall accuracy at 25C XG is the error in the - IPN .. + IPN


range, relative to the rated value IPN.
It includes:
the electrical offset VOE
the sensitivity error eG
the linearity error eL (to IPN)
The magnetic offset is part of the overall accuracy. It is taken
into account in the linearity error figure provided the
transducer has not been magnetized by a current higher than
IPN.

completely demagnetized, which is difficult to realize,


or in a known magnetization state, like in the current cycle
shown in figure 30.
Using the current cycle shown in figure 30, the electrical offset
is:

V =
OE

V (t ) + V (t )
2
OUT

OUT

The temperature variation VOT of the electrical offset voltage


VOE is the variation of the electrical offset from 25C to the
considered temperature:

V (T ) = V (T ) V (25C )
OT

OE

OE

Note: the transducer has to be demagnetized prior to the


application of the current cycle (for example with a
demagnetization tunnel).

Response and reaction times


The response time tr and the reaction time tra are shown in
figure 31.
Both depend on the primary current di/dt. They are measured
at nominal ampere-turns.

100 %
90 %

10 9 8

I
VOUT

Ip
tr
10 %

tra
1 2 3

Figure 31: Test connection

Figure 32: Response time tr and reaction time tra

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Application information

Filtering and decoupling


Supply voltage VC

Reference VREF

The fluxgate oscillator draws current pulses of up to 30 mA at


a rate of ca. 900 kHz. Significant 900 kHz voltage ripple on
VC can indicate a power supply with high impedance. At these
frequencies the power supply rejection ratio is low, and the
ripple may appear on the transducer output VOUT and reference
VREF. The transducer has internal decoupling capacitors, but in
the case of a power supply with high impedance, it is advised
to provide local decoupling (100 nF or more, located close to
the transducer)

Ripple present on the reference output can be filtered with a


low value of capacitance because of the internal 680 Ohm
series resistance. The maximum filter capacitance value is
1 F.Application information

10 9 8

Output VOUT
The output VOUT has a very low output impedance of
typically 2 Ohms; it can drive 100 pF directly. Adding series
Rf = 100 Ohms allows much larger capacitive loads. Empirical
evaluation may be necessary to obtain optimum results.
The minimum load resistance on VOUT is 1 kOhm.

1 2 3

Total Primary Resistance


The primary resistance is 0.72 m per conductor.
In the following table, examples of primary resistance
according to the number of primary turns.
Number of
primary turns

Primary
resistance
RP [mW]

0.24

Recommended
connections

IN

OUT

1
10

2
9

3
8

OUT

1
10

2
9

3
8

OUT

1.08
IN

10

2.16
IN

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Application information (continued)

External reference voltage


If the Ref pin of the transducer is not used it could be either left unconnected or filtered according to the previous paragraph
Reference VREF.
The Ref pin has two modes Ref IN and Ref OUT:
In the Ref OUT mode the 2.5 V internal precision reference is used by the transducer as the reference point for bipolar
measurements; this internal reference is connected to the Ref pin of the transducer through a 680 Ohms resistor. it tolerates
sink or source currents up to 5 mA, but the 680 Ohms resistor prevents this current to exceed these limits.
In the Ref IN mode, an external reference voltage is connected to the Ref pin; this voltage is specified in the range 0 to 4 V
and is directly used by the transducer as the reference point for measurements.
The external reference voltage Vref must be able:

- either to source a typical current of

- or to sink a typical current of

Vref 2.5
, the maximum value will be 2.2 mA typ. when Vref = 4 V.
680

2.5 Vref
680

, the maximum value will be 3.68 mA typ. when Vref = 0 V.

50
40
30
20
10
0
-10
-20
-30
-40
-50

I P (A)

I P (A)

The following graphs show how the measuring range of each transducer version depends on the external reference voltage
value Vref.

CASR 6
0

2
VREF (V)

Upper limit : IP = -9.6 * Vref + 44.4 (Vref = 0 .. 4 V)



Lower limit : IP = -9.6 * Vref + 3.6 (Vref = 0 .. 4 V)

100
80
60
40
20
0
-20
-40
-60
-80
-100

CASR 15
0

2
VREF (V)

Upper limit : IP = -24 * Vref + 111


Upper limit : IP = 80
Lower limit : IP = -24 * Vref + 9
Lower limit : IP = -80

(Vref = 1.29 .. 4 V)
(Vref = 0 .. 1.29 V)
(Vref = 0 .. 3.7 V)
(Vref = 3.7 .. 4 V)

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200

100
80
60
40
20
0
-20
-40
-60
-80
-100

150
100
I P (A)

I P (A)

External reference voltage (continued)

50
0
-50
-100
-150

CASR 25
0

CASR 50

-200

2
VREF (V)

Upper limit : IP = -40 * Vref + 185


Upper limit : IP = 85
Lower limit : IP = -40 * Vref + 15
Lower limit : IP = -85

(Vref = 2.5 .. 4 V)
(Vref = 0 .. 2.5 V)
(Vref = 0 .. 2.5 V)
(Vref = 2.5 .. 4 V)

2
VREF (V)

Upper limit : IP = -80 * Vref + 370


Upper limit : IP = 150
Lower limit : IP = -80 * Vref + 30
Lower limit : IP = -150

(Vref = 2.75 .. 4 V)
(Vref = 0 .. 2.75 V)
(Vref = 0 .. 2.25 V)
(Vref = 2.25 .. 4 V)

Example with VREF = 1.65 V:

The 6 A version has a measuring range from - 12.24 A to + 28.5 A


The 15 A version has a measuring range from - 30.6 A to + 71.4 A
The 25 A version has a measuring range from - 51 A to + 85 A
The 50 A version has a measuring range from - 102 A to + 150 A

Example with VREF = 0 V:

The 6 A version has a measuring range from + 3.6 A to + 44.4 A


The 15 A version has a measuring range from + 9 A to + 80 A
The 25 A version has a measuring range from + 15 A to + 85 A
The 50 A version has a measuring range from + 30 A to + 150 A

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CASR Series, PCB footprint

Assembly on PCB
Recommended PCB hole diameter 1.3 mm for primary pin

0.8 mm for secondary pin
Maximum PCB thickness
2.4 mm
Wave soldering profile
maximum 260C for 10 s
No clean process only.

Safety
This transducer must be used in limited-energy secondary circuits
according to IEC 61010-1.

This transducer must be used in electric/electronic equipment


with respect to applicable standards and safety requirements in
accordance with the manufacturers operating instructions.

Caution, risk of electrical shock


When operating the transducer, certain parts of the module can carry
hazardous voltage (eg. primary busbar, power supply).
Ignoring this warning can lead to injury and/or cause serious damage.
This transducer is a build-in device, whose conducting parts must be
inaccessible after installation.
A protective housing or additional shield could be used.
Main supply must be able to be disconnected.
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Dimensions CASR Series (in mm. General linear tolerance 0.25 mm)

Connection

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